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environment. >> it is a great environment to do it than on a community college camp us. >> reporter: students that are 21 years old saying a lower sampling age would allow them to achieve a higher understanding of wine. >> you can not taste it or smell it you miss out on a lot. >> we can be more part of the class for the tasting. >> reporter: mark kelly, kpix5. >> the bill is dubbed sit and spit because they can not swallow the wine. this is for the schools that have the established programs. >>> hollywood is celebrating the best and brightest at the 86th academy awards tonight. stars lined the red carpet outside of hollywood's theater this afternoon. film critics say this year's best picture race is the closest in decades. "12 years of slave" is side to be a top one. >>> now, not much rain today. not amounting to much. it was a nuisance. and the hi-def doppler is showing us that we continue to be annoyed by it. [ laughter ] >> yes. >> and, off shore from san francisco it is not picking up a drop. there are places where there is a little bit of drizzle and that is the case for the next 24-3
the government's case is weak because the cops are doing their job in a tough environment. >> part of the job is that you can't sometimes put on a public relations persona when you're dealing with drug dealers and pimps and the scumbags that they have to deal with in this kind of an assignment. so, yes, these guys are -- are real officers dealing in very dangerous and volatile environments and they have to have a tough exterior. >> reporter: a second indictment accuses officer edmond robles, sergeant ian furminger and another officer not in court today of stealing marriage from evidence and telling informants to sell it and split the proceeds with them. the attorney questions the validity of the accusations. >> i know one of those informants attempted to extort one of these officers. i have grave concerns about the reliability and the credibility of the informants in that case. >> reporter: attorneys for a few of the officers insist the government's case is weak. they will not be making any deals. and they say they are confident the juries will find them not guilty. live in san francisco, lin
the supposed greenest recycling company in the country. >> i do believe in the green environment tally sound policies. >> reporter: brian mcvay was once proud of his job. he was a supervisor at recology. two buy back centers have helped san francisco reach an 80% recycling rate. the highest in the nation. but at this buy back center on tunnel road, brian says there were problems. so he installed surveillance cameras to keep an eye on things. >> there is the attendant. she going to weigh the material. >> reporter: he estimates that was about two pounds of plastic and three pounds of aluminum but the report from that transaction shows something different. 68 pounds of plastic and 47 pounds of aluminum. then, off the customer goes to get his cash to later split with his buddy, the employee. >> and this is an example of what went on all day. >> reporter: in 2007, company records show 6.3 million pounds of bottles and cans taken in for recycling. but only 1.4 million pounds leaving for processing. armed with the evidence, brian took his findings to management but he was told to back off. even th
grew up without a dad. the only difference was that his environment was more forgiving and his community never gave up on him. >>> oakland mayor was at the program today as well. >>> this is something we have never seen. this is hidden camera footage inside the supreme court. an advocacy group filmed it and posted it on youtube. this may not seem like a big deal, but the court famously forbids filming. no one is sure how a camera, probably a cell phone, got past security. >>> new rule that every driver needs to know about right now. you can use your smartphone while driving, but, not for everything. >>> tonight, a spying scandal that makes the nsa look harmless. introducing operation optic nerve. >> and before you buy another thing at the mall, you will want to see what julie watts discovered coming up next. 3 teenagers fell down a 30 clif >> chopper 5 caught this dramatic rescue from a san francisco beach today. three teenagers fell down a 30 will-foot cliff near china beach. a coast guard cutter got two of them to a ambulance, the third had to be taken by helicopter to the ho
outside of high school. jump-starting their career. >> there is no better environment to do it than on a community college camp news and study epbts under 21 years old say a lower sampling age would allow them to achieve a higher under standing of wine -- students under 21 years old say a lower sampling age would allow them to achieve a higher understanding of the wine. >> reporter: mark kelly, kpix5. >> the bill is nick named sip and spit. they would not be able to swallow the wine. >>> the police are ramping up their police efforts for 93- year-old man who has been missing since wednesday. rob either davis was last seen driving away from marine joe's restaurant. he was heading towards northbound 101. and today, the police and volunteers put up flyers at businesses around downtown san rafael. dave sis 5 '7, 139 pounds with gray hair and gray eyes. the police say he has medical conditions and takes medications but overall in good health. >> there may be concerns about short term memory loss or he could have been confused with the weather. it was raining on wednesday night and raini
environment. that they're working on a report about the cia's detention and interrogation programs. >> the long beach plus telegram says former secretary of state hillary clinton is comparing russia's actions in ukraine to nazi germany. -- places like czechoslovakia and romania and other places. hitler kept saying they're not being treated right. i must go and protect my people, and that's what's gotten everybody so nervous. reporter karen robes meeks at the event, confirmed the quote. says >> the ceo of general motors is launching an internal review ataunching issue how they delayed reporting a defective switch. the cars involved in the recall are from 2007 before. >>> and the candidates facing off to be the next governor of d the "sta texas. h the lone star state held the first statewide primary tuesday. republicans chose greg abbott to succeed rick perry. wendy davis coasted to the democratic nomination. >>> it's 7:19.7:19 ahead, the $100 million bet to legalize gambling and what it hat may mean for the mob. first, time to check your local weather. >> announcer:
not provide a safe environment and the sheriff's deputies did not handle their jobs very well. >> when the doctor tells you all the risks of the surgery including you could die when you go in, they don't give you a paper to sign and tell you there's a risk here you may be lost. >> the only thing that lynne spalding's family and friends have seen out of this tragedy is the reassignment of a couple of sheriff's deputies. well, lynne spalding can't be reassigned her life and her children can't be reassigned her mother. >> reporter: she was found dead in a hospital stairwell after being missing for two weeks. the sheriff's department was in charge of searching for her. the city of san francisco has 45 days to reject the claim. if they don't, that's when spalding's family can file a lawsuit. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu visiting the bay area meeting with governor jerry brown and silicon valley officials. kpix 5's mark kelly reports. >> reporter: things are still getting under way there. things started a little later here than expected. it was planned
's dedicated to minimizing its impact on the environment while teaching students about sustainability. >> the more we can create a model of, you know, this kind of living, you know, that ethic seeps into our culture at the school. >> reporter: they were installing programmable thermostats and replacing all the lights with cfls. in 2008 they installed a solar panel system of more than 2300 panels that offsets about 85% of the electrical bill. in the cafeteria, bins are labeled and every day the waste is taken for composting. >> we come down and we pour it in the bins and then we add water and manure and then some straw on top and we wait. >> we have kind of our sink dishwashing station. >> reporter: but the hub of the school sustainability program is its garden, an acre of land with garden beds, lemon trees an outdoor kitchen and chickens. >> it's nice to have all these things because we can really learn about how to keep the environment safe. >> reporter: by planting the food, they're learning about healthy eating. >> you planted the plant in the winter and then it grows in the spring
for both advertisers and the environment. more than 262 million pieces of direct mail are delivered by the u.s. postal service each day. and according to the epa, half of all advertising mail gets tossed in the trash. >> certainly marketers and fundraisers don't want to send a marketing offer fundraising offer to a consumer who doesn't want to receive that. >> reporter: the direct marketing association says consumers fed up with junk mail can opt out on the website dmachoice.org. the dma receives 10 to 15,000 requests each month and boone says opting out can make a big difference. >> at least an 80% reduction in marketing mail offers. you make sure that you line the mail up. >> reporter: but amy prefers paper karma a free app that helps you reduce junk. take a pictures. mail with the name and address and the app contacts the company for you. >> it will turn green and say it was a success. >> reporter: something that's finally beginning to give amy's shredder a rest. direct mail is big business. it brings in $16 billion a year for the u.s. postals service. amy says the app has helped
that are more adaptive to those environments to succeed. >> reporter: if you think it's just a central valley problem, think again. in december, 1977 california was in the middle of a major drought. strong winds near bakersfield scoured the top soil creating a huge dust storm. it shut down highways, toppled utility towers, damaged property and killed livestock. the plume rose 5,000 feet and spread hundreds of miles as far as sacramento like a tidal wave. >> that top soil was shipped up here and just dumped everywhere. >> reporter: in that top soil, valley fever spores. dr. lynn was on duty at a sacramento hospital. >> we experienced several hundred cases from that dust storm here in sacramento. >> reporter: it killed six and spores can now be found in chico and redding. as for lower she knows. >> something in the air. >> reporter: and all it takes is a gust of wind. >> two cases of valley fever were reported in the bay area in the 1970s. it even killed one of the great apes at the san francisco zoo. the symptoms are common like the cold or flu and possibly a rash. >>> we are learning the c
that are more adapted to those environments to succeed. >> reporter: if you think it's just a central valley problem, think again. >> large dust cloud -- >> reporter: in december 1977, california was in the middle of a major drought. strong winds near bakersfield scoured the topsoil creating a huge dust storm. it shut down highways, top tom delay utility towers, damaged property and killed livestock, tolled utility towers. it spread hundreds of miles as far as sacramento. >> that topsoil came here and dumped everywhere. >> reporter: in that topsoil, valley fever spores. dr. flynn was on duty at a sacramento hospital. >> we experienced several hundred case of cocci here in sacramento from that dust storm. >> it killed 6. and spores can now be found in chico and redding. as for lauer -- >> something in the air. >> reporter: all it takes is a gust of wind. sharon chin, kpix 5. >> a few cases of valley fever were reported in the bay area in the 1970s. the symptoms are pretty common, similar to a cold or flu. sometimes they include a rash. >>> bye-bye barge. the mysterious google barge is leavin
in an environment that was a little bit more forgiving so, when i made a mistake, the consequences were not as severe. i had people who encouraged me, not just my mom and grandparents but wonderful teachers and community leaders. they never gave up on me. and so i didn't give up on myself. >> reporter: after five years in office, the plight of black and latino men and boys has the president's attention. his new initiative hopes to build on the successes of programs like kipp high school in the bronx. this year, 100% of the seniors have applied to college. >> i think that young men of color face a stacked deck. >> reporter: ramon de jesus is a kipp counselor. a kid from the neighborhood, he was the first in his family to graduate from high school and then college. mr. obama, he said, cuts through. >> his appearance, that's all the kids need. he doesn't have to say a word. "i am the president of the united states. don't i kind of look like you?" >> reporter: adrian portela is one of dejesus' mentees, four colleges have already accepted him and he's waiting for more. >> i really want to go
. and the only difference is that i grew up in an environment that was a little bit more forgiving, so when i made a mistake, the consequences were not as severe. i had people who encouraged me. not just my mom and grandparents but wonderful teachers and community leaders. they never gave up on me. and so i didn't give up on myself. >> reporter: after five years in office the plight of black and latino men and boys has the president's attention. his new initiative hopes to build on the successes of programs like kip high school in the bronx. this year 100% of its seniors have applied to college. >> i think that young men of color face a stacked deck. >> reporter: ramon dejesus is a kip counselor. he was the first in his family to graduate from high school and then college. mr. obama, he says, that cuts through. >> his appearance, that's all the kids need. he doesn't have to say a word. i am the president of the united states. don't i kind of look like you? >> reporter: adrian portella is one of dejesus's mentees. four colleges have already accepted him and he's waiting for more. >> i really w
environment. and then you are dealing with the drug dealers and pimps and the scumbags that they have to deal with in this kind of assignment. they accuse the officer and another officer not in court today of stealing marijuana from evidence and telling informants to sell it and split the proceeds with them. some were caught on tape. they claim this happens a lot. it happens a lot as the drug officers themselves. >> and why is that happening? is it the culture that they live in and they become involved? that they don't know how to separate it? >> they could get involved because you do run up on a lot of money and no one is there to watch you. >> reporter: the police union says that the public should not be quick to judge. >> these officers, they deserve their day in court. >> the attorneys insist that the case is weak and that they will not be making any deals and that they are confident the jury will find them not guilty. in san francisco, linda yee, kpix 5. >> reporter: they will be back in federal court next month. >>> breaking news in russia this morning. they have now gone permission to
in a safe academic setting. avila--"there's no better environment to do it than oa community college campus." d students under 21 years old a lower sampling age would w them to achieve a higher understanding of wine. williams--"people going offt what it smells like, they're missing a lot." cortes--"it would actually make me pay attention in class...become part of the class for the tastings." of course there are restrictions...tas te wine are restrictions...tas te we only...put in mouth...no sww or consume. doesn't apply if just taking 1 wine class for fun. this is for schools th have established viticulture programs. governor jerry brown made it official this past week tha is running for re- election and he did it by tweeting o the announcement we sat down with republican state vice chair harmeet dhn and the chronicle's joe garifoli and asked how the race is shapeg up. nc_matier#1#001 - 08:08:12; what are jerry brown's chans for reelection? joe: he cank backwards into the governo' mansion..he is facing two, t well- known candidates, they don't have a lot of moeny, should be a barring...him
environment. >>> about a half hour ago crews in concord finally managed to fix a big water main break. water was pouring out of this rupture about 1:00 this afternoon on san miguel road closing the road most of the day. right now san miguel is back open. >>> pink is the color. friends left messages, flowers and a partly cloudy soccer ball at the scene -- pink soccer ball at the scene where a train hit and killed her. the 8th grade athlete was walking with friends. when they saw the train, they got out of the way, but jenna apparently went back to get her cell phone. >> i can't put it in words. it's really hard on a personal level. >> in every class she was in there was a box you could write letters or notes to her sitting at her desk. >> pink was jenna's favorite color. >>> scary scene at a texas airport today. this plane slammed into a terminal building and broke off its wing. this particular gate is so tight planes have to be towed into place. nobody was hurt. >>> tonight 16,000 russian troops are in crimea, the strategic peninsula that is part of ukraine. here's the very latest. russia re
supported a vote of no confidence in the presence pal saying she had created a toxic environment. >>> family, friends and classmates are mourning the death of a 14-year-old hit by a train in martinez. messages, flowers and a pink soccer ball were left at the scene where a freight train hit 14-year-old jenna betti. the eighth grade athlete was walking along the tracks with a friend when they saw the train they got out of the way but jenna went back apparently to pick up her cell phone. >> i really can't put it into words. to be honest with you. it's really hard. you know, on a personal level. >> in every class that she was in, there was a box that you could write letters or notes to her and it was sitting at her desk. >> some students are wearing pink at the school because that was her favorite color. >>> a number of developments this morning on the crisis in the ukraine where the temporary government is struggling now to deal with a russian military invasion there. today the u.s. secretary of state john kerry headed over to the capital of kiev to show support for ukraine's new leadership. ru
to be healthier and live in a better environment. i think we need to stick to our guns. >> prop 2 passed with 63% of the vote. more californians voted for prop 2 than for any other initiative in state history. as for the missouri lawsuit, a spokesperson for california's attorney general declined to comment beyond that the ag got the lawsuit. the case will be heard in fresno. >>> all right. how do you spell success? the bay area students vying for the national spelling bee. >>> plus, we put our kpix 5 anchors to the test. >> all right. >> reporter: how do you spell rain. that's an easy one. r-a-i-n. concord, walnut creek. look at the rainfall. it is getting pretty soggy out there. we'll talk about when the rain will make a return, after this round. that's coming up. >>> are the 49ers players tired of jim harbaugh. >> when i heard about it, i kind of laughed. >> not their best receiver who is coming back. >>> jimmy tries to come back, too, starting today. and, a huge come back for a local golfer. excited yet? you will be. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, spelling bee. today about 50 students all over the ba
that people in the bay area love on the farmer's markets, sanitizing the environment is not going to make sense for agriculture. we can't go there. >> reporter: then there's the expense like testing irrigation water once a week. >> for a smaller farm where the owners are working full time just to keep the farm afloat, it's going to be pretty much impossible. >> reporter: but this man says -- >> we feel like it can be done. >> reporter: he is senior scientist with western growers an industry group that represents some of the biggest agribusinesses in the state. >> it doesn't matter what size your farm is or your distribution. it's important to protect your consumers. >> reporter: he says members of his trade group including large organic farmers already follow strict new safety guidelines. manure is banned. composting is regulated and water testing requirements are much stricter. >> i'm unaware of anybody going out of business so far. >> reporter: back in washington, dana just hopes an agreement will come soon. >> just want to help others and make sure that they don't go through what i we
the ones that are more adapted to those environments to succeed. >> reporter: if you think it's just a central valley problem, think again. >> large dust cloud. >> reporter: in december 1977 california was in the middle of a major drought. strong winds near bakersfield scoured the topsoil creating a huge dust storm. it shut down highways, shut down utility towers, damaged property and killed livestock. the plume rose 5,000 feet and like a tidal wave spread hundreds of miles as far as sacramento. >> that topsoil was shipped up here and just dumped everywhere. >> reporter: in that topsoil, valley fever spores. dr. neil flynn was on duty at a sacramento hospital. >> we experienced several hundred cases of "cocci" here in sacramento from that dust storm. >> reporter: it killed 6 and spores can now be found in chico and redding. as for lauer, she knows -- >> something in the air. >> reporter: -- and all it takes is a gust of wind. sharon chin, kpix 5. >> a few cases of valley fever were reported in the bay area back in the '70s. it even killed one of the great apes at the san francisco z
was born the match, and that environment and that home lit the match. is that a fair way to say it? >> soccio: i think it's a very fair way to say it. >> stahl: after the murder, jeff's mom got custody of his four girls, because his wife pled guilty to leaving a loaded gun in the house. and every week, joann visited her son's young killer in juvenile hall. >> patterson: it's a struggle every minute of my life. because my son was murdered and i want justice for him... >> stahl: yeah. >> patterson: ...but only at the ex... that only happens at the expense of my grandson. >> stahl: what about politics with these children? do you feel any obligation to teach them about nazis? >> patterson: they're being raised conservative republican. we need more of those in california. ( laughs ) >> stahl: but what about nazism? >> patterson: it's gone for this family. >> kroft: last year, at age 13, joseph hall was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to ten years in juvenile prison. aflac! aflac! got 'em. ♪ yeah, he's clean, boss. now listen to me, duck. i have an associate that met wi
of no confidence in the principal saying she had created a fox education environment. >>> some developing news in the lake tahoe area. a woman is dead and a pilot has some credit 8:00 injuries after a plane crashed near truckee and happened yesterday morning as that plane was traveling from santa ana. kpix 5's cate caugurian in our newsroom now with what we know about that accident so far. cate? >> reporter: frank, investigators welcome back on the -- will be back on the scene trying the figure out what caused the small plane to crash. meanwhile its pilot is recovering in the hospital this morning. an faa spokesperson said the plane crashed in the snowy northern california mountains yesterday. the pilot was identified as 70- year-old ray farnell. he was taken to a hospital in reno. his 55-year-old wife darla was pronounced dead at the scene. they are from tahoe city. their plane crashed six miles southeast from truckee's tahoe airport. it was a chp pilot who spotted the plane wreckage. >> the plane was sitting in a bed of snow. the left wing was torn off. most of the rest of the plane was inta
of no confidence in the principal saying she had created a toxic environment. >>> and now the very latest developments on the crisis in the ukraine where the temporary government is struggling to deal with a russian military invasion there. u.s. secretary of state that's john kerry has just arrived at the capital of kiev for a five hour show of support for the fledging ukraine government. russia's military tightened its grip and meanwhile on the peninsula, an estimated 16,000 troops in the region there. president obama calls the russian invasion a violation of international law. last night he met with top advisers at the white house situation room to discuss options now moving forward. meanwhile, people from that part of the world now living here in the bay area and the silicon valley have mixed feelings ability the situation. kpix 5's kiet do live at stanford university with reaction. >> reporter: russians and ukrainians we spoke to from san francisco all the way down here to the south bay say this is a complicated issue. there's a thriving community of russians especially in san francis
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